WHAT IS TAQWA?

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Question:

Assalamu‘alaikum SS Datuk Mufti. Among the wisdom of fast is for attaining taqwa. What is taqwa?

Answer:

Waalaikumussalam wbt,

Alhamdulillah, praise and thanks to Allah for the countless blessings He has blessed us all with. Blessings and salutations to the Prophet Muhammad PBUH, his family, companions and all those that follow his teachings to the day of judgement.

The following are the scholars’ definitions of taqwa:

According to the above definitions of taqwa, it can be concluded that the outcomes of taqwa in a person are him performing amar ma’ruf and nahi munkar while at the same time getting closer to Allah with sunnah worships. Taqwa is of the utmost importance when Allah SWT states that the most honorable among people are of those the most God-fearing (taqwa).

 

 

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